Victory against the Magic thanks to a historic James Harden!

James Harden made a feat tonight against Orlando. With 60 points scored at 19/30, 5/14 at 3 points, 17/18 free throws, 10 rebounds and 11 assists, he is the first NBA player to score 60 points in a triple-double. He also beats the record points of the franchise, held by Calvin Murphy in 1978 with 57 points. In the absence of Chris Paul, Trevor Ariza and Eric Gordon, the bearded took things in hand and allowed Houston in the money time to pocket the 114-107 victory.

Both teams held a few points throughout the match. Orlando first took the first quarter 30-27, led by 5 points in the second 43-38 before Houston went back to 51-50. The Rockets pocket the second quarter 27-25 and stick to 1 point of the Magic at the break 54-55.

The Rockets take the lead in the 70-63 restart, the Magic returns 3 times but James Harden 3 points gives the advantage to the Texans 90-88 who pocket the 3rd quarter 36-33. The end of the match is very tight, 107-107 at 3’36. The two teams do not score for 2 minutes, then James Harden concludes his extraordinary performance on an award winning shot, a 3 points and a free throw! Luc Mbah a Moute (8 points, 2 rebounds, 1 pass) on a last free throw completes the game 114-107!